20 Perfect Valentines Day Desserts (2024)

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Looking for some Valentine's Day desserts ideas? Look no further; here are 20 delicious Valentine's desserts to consider! Your sweetheart will really feel loved when you take the time to prepare a special dessert just for him or her.

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What says Valentine's Day more than sweet, decadent, Valentines desserts? Whether you prefer Strawberry Cheesecake Cookies or Chocolate-Covered Cheesecake Bites, you'll fall in love with these Valentine's Day dessert ideas!

If you're celebrating Galentine's Day instead, pick a few sweet treats from the options below and prepared them for (or with) your favorite gal pals!

Then there are those of you who will be spending Valentine's Day alone. Saint Valentine would not want you to feel left out! You, especially, need to pamper yourself.

Light some candles, draw a bath and treat yourself to a chocolate-laden dessert and a good book or a movie. This one is one of my all-time favorites, just make sure you have some tissues handy...

Baked Doughnuts ๐Ÿ’

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This Baked Donut Recipe is fluffy, moist, and everything you dream about in a donut from your favorite donut shop. Made with a classic old-fashioned donut dough and covered in a sweet chocolate glaze, and sprinkles.

(KathrynsKitchenBlog.com)

Mexican Chocolate Cake ๐Ÿ’

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Wow your sweetheart this Valentineโ€™s Day with this easy Mexican Chocolate Cake. Itโ€™s made with only a handful of ingredients and is incredibly yummy.

(InMamaMaggiesMitchen.com)

Chocolate Cheesecake Mousse Cups ๐Ÿ’

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A semi-sweet, heart-shaped chocolate bowl filled with a creamy vanilla bean cheesecake mousse topped with a sweet berry compote. Go ahead, prepare these Chocolate Cheesecake Mousse Cups for your sweetie this Valentine's Day!

(BarbaraBakes.com)

Easy Mug Cake Recipe ๐Ÿ’

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A Rich and chocolaty Easy Mug CakeRecipethat's ready in around six minutes from start to finish. If you're craving something sweet but don't want to bake an entire cake, you'll love this simple, yet decadent recipe!

(HildasKitchenBlog)

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Mini Palmiers Recipe ๐Ÿ’

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Light, flakey, and oh so buttery, you will love this easy 3-ingredientmini palmiers recipe! Use red sugar sprinkles to make last-minute Valentine's cookies for your sweetie!

(HildasKitchenBlog.com)

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Strawberry Cheesecake Cookies ๐Ÿ’

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Looking for a yummy Valentine's dessert idea? These Strawberry Cheesecake Cookies are soft, buttery, filled with real strawberry flavor, then stuffed with a cream cheese filling!

(TheCookieDoughDiaries.com)

Vegan Strawberry Cupcakes ๐Ÿ’

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Easy Vegan Strawberry Cupcakes packed with fresh strawberries and flavor. They are perfect for Valentine's Day or any time of the year!

(RainbowNourishments.com)

Strawberry Swirl Cheesecake ๐Ÿ’

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Supremely creamy and incredibly moist from the plump, juicy strawberries, this Strawberry Swirl Cheesecake is the perfect Valentine's Day treat!

(TashasArtisanFoods.com)

Cinnamon Red Hot Biscotti Cookies ๐Ÿ’

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Cinnamon Red Hot Biscotti Cookies are a wonderfully crunchy cookie for snacking and dunking! Crushed Red Hots candy are the special ingredient that turns the dough pink and adds cinnamon flavor.

(TheMondayBox.com)

Conversation Heart Cake ๐Ÿ’

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This Conversation Heart Cake is just too cute! A layered, fluffy white cake with homemade buttercream frosting and adorably decorated with Conversation Hearts โ€“ this is a cake even Cupid will love!

(BerlysKitchen.com)

Kahlua Coffee Cheesecake ๐Ÿ’

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This Kahlua Coffee Cheesecake recipe starts off with acoffee and Kahlua brownie crust, topped withcoffee and Kahlua cheesecake, and finished off with arich, chocolateganache layer.

(HildasKitchenBlog.com)

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Easy Valentine Dessert Shooters ๐Ÿ’

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Looking for a light, easy Valentine's dessert after a decadent meal? These five-minute Easy Valentine Dessert Shooters are a simple, fresh, and sweet treat!

(FoxesLoveLemons.com)

Homemade Pop-Tarts with Pie Crust ๐Ÿ’

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Homemade Strawberry Pop Tarts with Pie Crust. An easy almost homemade pastry perfect for breakfast, an after-school snack, or Valentineโ€™s Day treat.

(WeekendCraft.com)

Chocolate-Covered Cheesecake Bites ๐Ÿ’

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These Chocolate Covered Cheesecake Bitesare made with mini bite-size pieces of cheesecake and are covered in a delicious chocolate shell coating. They are the perfect Valentine's dessert!

(TheForkedSpoon.com)

Best Red Velvet Cake ๐Ÿ’

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What would Valentineโ€™s Day be without a serious dessert? Youโ€™re going to fall in love with the best Red Velvet Cake recipe around!(MommyEvolution.com)

Rose Crรจme Brulee ๐Ÿ’

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This Rose Crรจme Brulee is Valentine's Day worthy thanks to the addition of rose water for subtle flavor and aromaand edible rose petals.

(CheapRecipeBlog.com)

Cream Puffs ๐Ÿ’

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You'll be amazed how easy Cream Puffs are to make! Light and fluffy, filled with homemade whipping cream, a slice of strawberry, and a drizzle of Nutellaยฎ!

(SmartyPants.com)

Heart Shaped Cookies ๐Ÿ’

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Theseheart-shaped cookiesare the perfect, no-fuss, Valentine's dessert! Enjoy these Valentine's cookies with a hot cup of coffee or tea and don't forget to share them with your sweetie!

(HildasKitchenBlog.com))

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Double Decker Chocolate Strawberry Fudge ๐Ÿ’

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This Double Decker Chocolate Strawberry Fudge is easy to make and perfect for gift-giving. Who wouldn't want to receive this pink fudge treat for Valentine's Day?

(JersyGirlCooks.com)

Chocolate-Covered Strawberries ๐Ÿ’

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Learn how easy it is to make perfect Chocolate-Covered Strawberries to enjoy at home! This recipe is perfect for the holidays or to give to a sweetheart for Valentineโ€™s Day!

(bostongirlbakes.com)

๐Ÿ’ž Why We Celebrate St. Valentine's Day

You may be wondering why we celebrate love on February 14th? According to History.com, a poet named Geoffrey Chaucer may have started this tradition when he wrote: โ€œFor this was sent on Seynt Valentyneโ€™s day / Whan every foul cometh ther to choose his mate.โ€

There are no records of this holiday being celebrated prior to 1375, which was around the time that Chaucer penned this poem.

There was, however, a real St. Valentine, in fact, more than one. Several martyrs have gone by the name of Saint Valentine, and a few were beheaded for healing the sick or helping Christian couples to wed, back when Christians were being executed for their faith in Rome.

St. Valentine is considered the patron saint of married and engaged couples, as well as epileptics and beekeepers. Talk about a diversified group!

So, whether you're celebrating Valentine's Day with your favorite person, best friend, or with your fur babies, give one or more of these Valentine's desserts a try! Happy Valentine's Day from me to you!

  • Cheesecake Phyllo Cups (topped with jam)
  • Lemon Blueberry Scones
  • Berry Cheesecake Ice Cream
  • Berry Cheesecakeโ€‹ (Huckleberry or Blueberry)

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More Valentine's Day Recipes

  • Heart Shaped Strawberry Scones
  • Mini Palmiers Recipe
  • Easy Heart Shaped Cookies
  • Apple Dutch Baby Recipe

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  1. Hilda Sterner says

    Thanks, Gabby! Also, thank you for your contribution to the round-up!

  2. Gabby says

    What a wonderful list of yummy desserts! Can't wait to try some of them!

  3. Hilda Sterner says

    Thank you, Lisa!

  4. Lisa says

    Great list! I want to try them all! Thank you for including my fudge recipe.

  5. Hilda Sterner says

    I know what you mean, choose wisely! ๐Ÿ˜‰

  6. Wendy says

    There are so many desserts here that I want to try! I may have to extend Valentine's Day!

  7. Hilda Sterner says

    Thanks, Kathryn, I appreciate your contribution! โค๏ธ

  8. Kathryn says

    I love all of these recipes and they all look so good!! Can't wait to bake a few for Valentine's Day. Thanks for the roundup!

  9. Hilda Sterner says

    Haha, yes, I totally agree!

  10. Maggie says

    All these desserts look amazing. The problem is choosing one. lol!

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